Selected Publications

Salimpoor, V. N., Zatorre, R. (2013) Complex cognitive functions underlie aesthetic emotions.  Physics of Life Reviews, In Press.

Zatorre, R., Salimpoor, V. N. (2013) From Perception to Pleasure: Music and its Neural Substrates, PNAS, In Press.     

Salimpoor, V. N., van den Bosch, I., Kovacevic, N., McIntosh, R. A., Dagher, A., Zatorre, R. (2013) Interactions Between the Nucleus Accumbens and Auditory Cortices Predicts Music Reward Value.  Science, 340(6129), 216-219.

Salimpoor, V. N.,  Zatorre, R. (2013) Neural Interactions that Give Rise to Musical Pleasure.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 7(1)62-75.

Salimpoor, V. N., Benovoy, M., Larcher, K., Dagher, A., Zatorre, R., (2011) Anatomically Distinct Dopamine Release During Anticipation and Experience of Peak Emotion to Music.  Nature Neuroscience,14(2), 257-262

Salimpoor, V. N., Chang, C. E., Menon, V., (2010) Neural Basis of Behavioral Facilitation During Repetition Priming:Evidence for Rapid Learning Mediated by the Medial Temporal lobe. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(4) 790-805.

Meyer, M., Salimpoor, V. N., Wu, S., Geary, D. Menon, V. (2010) Differential Contribution of Specific Working Memory Components to Mathematical Achievement in 2nd and 3rd Graders. Journal of Learning and Individual Differences, 20(2) 101-109.

Salimpoor, V. N., Benovoy, M., Longo, G., Cooperstock, J., Zatorre, R. (2009) The Rewarding Aspects of Music Listening are Related to Degree of Emotional ArousalPLoS-ONE, 4(10) e7487.

Wu, S., Meyer, M., Maeda, U., Salimpoor, V. N., Tomiyama, S., Geary, D. Menon, V. (2008) Standardized Assessment of Strategy Use and Working Memory in early Mental Arithmetic Performance. Developmental Neuropsychology. 33(3), 365-393.